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Rebecca Corral
July 18, 2019 - 3:04 pm
All references to gender in Berkeley's municipal code, such as firemen and manholes, will be eliminated as the city council has voted to use only gender neutral language.
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Tom Steyer speaks to reporters during a campaign stop at Manny's, a popular destination for candidates, in San Francisco on July 17, 2019.
Doug Sovern/KCBS Radio
July 18, 2019 - 11:18 am
Democratic billionaire Tom Steyer came out swinging against President Donald Trump when he drew a packed house to a San Francisco cafe for the first local event of his fledgling presidential campaign on Wednesday.
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San Francisco police officers examine a truck that was possibly used in a hit and run on Market and Fifth streets on July 18, 2019.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
July 18, 2019 - 9:11 am
A pedestrian died on Thursday morning after being struck by a tractor trailer in what San Francisco police say was a hit and run, police said. The collision happened at Market and Fifth streets. The burgundy truck that allegedly hit the pedestrian was left on Broadway near Battery Street, about two...
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Crews clear water on BART platform at Embarcadero Station July 18, 2019
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KCBS Radio Morning News
July 18, 2019 - 7:15 am
Water pouring into San Francisco's Emabarcadero Station disrupted the Thursday morning commute. BART briefly blocked passengers from boarding or leaving eastbound trains as water poured down in sheets from the Muni Metro station, a level above BART's tracks. Muni Metro service was halted at...
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This July 12, 2019, photo released by International Bird Rescue shows baby snowy egrets being cared for in Fairfield, Calif. The animal rescue group is asking for help caring for baby snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons left homeless last week after a tree fell in downtown Oakland. (International Bird Rescue via AP)
July 17, 2019 - 4:26 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — An animal rescue group is asking for help caring for 89 baby snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons left homeless last week after a tree fell in downtown Oakland. International Bird Rescue said Wednesday it needs donations and volunteers to help feed and care for the...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2004, file photo, a customer looks over color chips at a Sherwin-Williams store in Columbus, Ohio. The nation's major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly two-decade old lawsuit. The settlement announced Wednesday, July 17, 2019, comes after years of legal and legislative battling in California and other states. The settlement is with the Sherwin-Williams Company, ConAgra Grocery Products Company and NL Industries, Inc. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
July 17, 2019 - 3:54 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The nation's former major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly 20-year-old lawsuit, attorneys said Wednesday. The settlement comes after years of legal and legislative battling in California and...
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Octavia Boulevard at Linden Street in San Francisco
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Tim Ryan
July 17, 2019 - 1:48 pm
A busy block in Hayes Valley will soon become closed to cars as San Francisco officials add a bike lane and safety measures for pedestrians.
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A sign in Golden Gate Park on July 17, 2019 warns that coyotes have recently been seen in the area.
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Matt Bigler
July 17, 2019 - 12:27 pm
Coyote attacks on pets are increasing, leading to a debate about how to confront the problem.
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Facial Recognition Technology
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Matt Bigler
July 17, 2019 - 10:14 am
The city of Oakland has become the third city in the U.S. to ban the use of facial recognition technology.
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Body cameras worn by Walnut Creek police show a confrontation with Miles Hall who was fatally shot on June 2, 2019.
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Carrie Hodousek
July 17, 2019 - 9:40 am
Family and friends of a Walnut Creek man with mental illness who was fatally shot by police are calling on the city to hold the officers responsible.
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